Starburst Accelerator is to start its third program based at the Ludwig Bölkow Campus in Munich, Germany.
Following programs operating in Paris in 2012 and in Los Angeles 2015, Starburst Accelerator is launching in Munich with a pitch event on March 8, 2016 in the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology. The event will include a selection committee where 10 European startups will pitch their projects in front of an audience of 100+ people from the aerospace industry, venture capital firms and Research & Academia.
Led by Francois Chopard, CEO, Starburst provides startups with seed funding from business angels and venture capital firms focused on Aerospace, Defense and Security as well as access to the largest aerospace group stakeholders including such partners as Airbus Group, Lufthansa Technic, Thales Group, Safra, Liebherr Aerospace, Panasonic Avionics, Air france KLM, and others.
To date, it has accelerated 103 startups creating 807 jobs.
Starburst is powered by Impulse Partners, a strategy consulting firm that works with senior executives on strategy, innovation and performance.